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Barack Obama: world leaders 'see me as a conservative [Kenya?]
telegraph UK ^ | 9/20/09 | Alex Spillius in Washington

Posted on 09/20/2009 7:18:41 PM PDT by mathprof

President Barack Obama may be regarded as a Communist trying to nationalise health care by his fiercest detractors at home, but other world leaders see him as a conservative, he declared on Sunday.

Asked about the antipathy aroused by his stimulus bill, health reform plans, and takeover of ailing banks, the president revealed that the stinging domestic criticism has bemused other politicians whose politics are ostensibly to the Right of his.

"I can't tell you how many foreign leaders, who are heads of centre-right governments, say to me 'I don't understand why people would call you socialist, in my country you would be considered a conservative'," Mr Obama told CNN.

He refrained from naming names, but his leading centre-Right allies are Stephen Harper, the Canadian prime minister, who visited Washington last week, President Nicolas Sarkozy of France and Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor.

Mr Obama acknowledged that "yelling at politicians is as American as apple pie", but appealed for greater civility in the nation's political discourse. "It's important to remind ourselves we are all Americans who love this country," he said.

In angry scenes at town hall meetings and street protests, Mr Obama has been vilified as a communist, socialist or even a Nazi and a sinister supporter of euthanasia.

Jimmy Carter, the former president, and black Congressmen have said that racism has fuelled the hostility towards the first African American president.

But Mr Obama said the objections were rooted in opposition to "big government", not the colour of his skin, although he was sure that some people "don't like me because of race".

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 0bama; bho44; communist; crazybarry; deranged; isobamacrazy; mentallyill; narcissist; obama; socialism; totus; unhinged; worldopinion; zero
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What does Kenya's leader think?
1 posted on 09/20/2009 7:18:41 PM PDT by mathprof
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"I can't tell you how many foreign leaders, who are heads of centre-right governments, say to me 'I don't understand why people would call you socialist, in my country you would be considered a conservative'," Mr Obama told CNN.

Proof positive. This man is delusional.

2 posted on 09/20/2009 7:19:31 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (No apologies.)
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To: mathprof

He’s Delusional!


3 posted on 09/20/2009 7:19:49 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: mathprof
He refrained from naming names,

Of course he did, because just like most of the verbal diarrhea he spews all over us, these alleged "world leaders" are entirely fictional.

4 posted on 09/20/2009 7:20:55 PM PDT by kromike
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To: Colonel_Flagg

I wouldn’t disagree that a lot of other countries are leftier than the USA. So? Bummer didn’t get elected “president of the world.”


5 posted on 09/20/2009 7:20:58 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Love me, love my cat.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

H’es more than delusional, he’s Daft!


6 posted on 09/20/2009 7:21:33 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: kromike

No, he is talking about Fidel, Hugo, Mugabe, Putin and the like.


7 posted on 09/20/2009 7:21:48 PM PDT by TStro
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To: mathprof

Don’t like him because of race? The fool is half White!


8 posted on 09/20/2009 7:21:49 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: mathprof

Hey Obama, Hugo is not center right you idiot.


9 posted on 09/20/2009 7:22:04 PM PDT by Always Right (Obama owes Joe Willson an apology!!!)
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To: mathprof

I think when he was smoking pot and snorting coke he also dropped acid.

I believe statements like this prove he is still having residual effects from his drug use.


10 posted on 09/20/2009 7:22:26 PM PDT by A message (3 years 4 months until Jim Thompson is President)
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To: mathprof

Oh Geez...


11 posted on 09/20/2009 7:22:34 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: mathprof
'President Barack Obama may be regarded as a Communist trying to nationalise health care by his fiercest detractors at home, but other world leaders see him as a conservative, he declared on Sunday.'

BULLSHIT!!!!!!


12 posted on 09/20/2009 7:24:09 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: mathprof

I’ll name names: Kim Jung Il, Osama bin Laden, Ayatollah Khamani, Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez.


13 posted on 09/20/2009 7:25:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $1 million for Sarah Palin if she runs; What will you do?)
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To: mathprof

Sorry, but the reportage from abroad is painting you more and more as a naive clown who is in over his head.


14 posted on 09/20/2009 7:25:51 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Colonel_Flagg
Not delusional, its a PR trick, a communist walks around calling himself a "conservative", just like the communists walk around calling themselves "progressive".

Everything with these people is PR, fooling most of the people most of the time, moreover, telling outrageous lies to infidels is sanctioned in mohammedanism, the taquiya.

15 posted on 09/20/2009 7:26:08 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: mathprof

If he believes half of what he says he’s crazier than a rat in a coffee can.


16 posted on 09/20/2009 7:26:19 PM PDT by hometoroost (Torture? Would you rather do 5 years at Gitmo or 5 hours with the Muslims?)
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To: mathprof
He THINKS he's this guy...

the most interesting man in the world Pictures, Images and Photos

AND we should all worship him.

I'm sure his 0bama Fedayeen already KNOW this about him.

17 posted on 09/20/2009 7:29:57 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: mathprof
Uh yeah, like this world leader:

“Hey, Obama has just nationalized nothing more and nothing less than General Motors. Comrade Obama! Fidel, careful or we are going to end up to his right.”

- Hugo Chavez, June 2, 2009

18 posted on 09/20/2009 7:30:20 PM PDT by GenXFreedomFighter
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To: mathprof

“Let’s just make s**t up and SAY it”, thinks America’s President, “Hell, some of the rubes might believe me!”


19 posted on 09/20/2009 7:32:30 PM PDT by Lazamataz (DEFINITION: rac-ist (rA'sis't) 1. Anyone who disagrees with a liberal about any topic.)
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To: mathprof

Big deal. Lenin thought Stalin was a conservative.


20 posted on 09/20/2009 7:35:15 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Hey Obama. Where is Osama Bin Laden?)
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To: mathprof

Are all of these pots calling the kettle black? Commies and socies recognize Obama for what he is. Comrades, salute the supreme leader.


21 posted on 09/20/2009 7:42:53 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart. . . . .Palin 2012----can't come soon enough!)
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To: Rome2000

My comment is based on my feeling that he believes, like the Emperor in regards to his new suit, that what he says is true. There is no doubt in my mind that this man is narcissistic enough to believe his own words.


22 posted on 09/20/2009 7:43:00 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (No apologies.)
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To: R0CK3T
Fictional characters from beer commercials have more gravitas than this utter jOke.

Stay thirsty, my friends.

23 posted on 09/20/2009 7:47:20 PM PDT by kromike
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To: mathprof

Is this his way of justifying his attempt to take this country as left as he possibly can?


24 posted on 09/20/2009 7:50:14 PM PDT by cranked
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To: R0CK3T
OR - for sure he THINKS he's this guy...

bill murray - stripes Pictures, Images and Photos

"Chicks dig me..."

25 posted on 09/20/2009 7:50:35 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: VeniVidiVici
Lenin thought Stalin was a conservative.

I'm not sure that was Lenin's problem with Stalin. Lenin said what he thought about Stalin here.

26 posted on 09/20/2009 7:51:26 PM PDT by wideminded
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To: SandRat

He’s not delusional. He is a stupid SOB, and a liar, but knows exactly what he is doing.


27 posted on 09/20/2009 7:54:40 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: mathprof
"I can't tell you how many foreign leaders, who are heads of centre-right governments, say to me 'I don't understand why people would call you socialist, in my country you would be considered a conservative'," Mr Obama told CNN.

If true, it proves the rest of the world is f**king nuts. If false, it's yet another in a series of lies.

28 posted on 09/20/2009 7:55:59 PM PDT by RockinRight (9/12/09 - the day the sh*t hit the fan)
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To: mathprof

He is a weak and incompetent leader.

Conservative is just his code word for “weak and incompetent”.


29 posted on 09/20/2009 7:57:40 PM PDT by ADSUM (Democracy works when citizens get involved and keep government honest.)
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To: kromike
these alleged "world leaders" are entirely fictional.

Queen Latifah?

30 posted on 09/20/2009 7:57:55 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy ("Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's ACORN" - pace Auric Goldfinger)
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To: mathprof

Conservative? They see him as a weak joke. An empty suit that is willing to run away and put impossible rules of engagement on our troops that do nothing but get them killed.


31 posted on 09/20/2009 8:00:30 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: mathprof
"I can't tell you how many foreign leaders, who are heads of centre-right governments, say to me 'I don't understand why people would call you socialist, in my country you would be considered a conservative'," Mr Obama told CNN.

I guess MAYBE Hugo Chavez & Kim Yong Il think that (if you believe anything Pres BIG EARS says). I happen to think Obama is just ARROGANT (like I have never seen before) and INSANE!

32 posted on 09/20/2009 8:01:23 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Viking2002

Well, compared to the Bath-House Bureaucrats of Western Europe, he may be right. The European Union is a cess pool of girly-men capitulators who think they know what’s best for the serfs.

Obama’s message here is that he’s a wanna-be ‘European.’


33 posted on 09/20/2009 8:03:06 PM PDT by lmr (God punishes Conservatives by making them argue with fools.)
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To: mathprof

in my country you would be considered a conservative’,”
____________________________________________________

DUH...

There’s your answer, Barry...

When Van Jones left, your lost your All Socialist standing...

AHHHHHHH, No, ...dont cry.. nobody said you were All American...

You’re anything but that...

You qare just not quite MVP material for Socialism...

You lack that certain something...

Like just one Czar away from All Socialist...


34 posted on 09/20/2009 8:06:14 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: mathprof

That must make him 1% above sub human!


35 posted on 09/20/2009 8:06:54 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: mathprof
0bama's a liar!
36 posted on 09/20/2009 8:26:09 PM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: mathprof
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37 posted on 09/20/2009 8:33:14 PM PDT by SiVisPacemParaBellum (Peace through superior firepower!)
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To: mathprof
"...world leaders see him as a conservative."

It's possible. There could be some obscure leader of a Kenyan tribe who thinks Obama is a conservative. But more importantly, what do the American people think? Most Americans have reached the conclusion that this clown shouldn't be sitting at a desk in the Oval Office, but rather knelt in front of it spit shining shoes. Best I can tell, all he ever does is recite communist philosophy straight from a teleprompter.
38 posted on 09/20/2009 8:54:13 PM PDT by Ragtime
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To: mathprof
But Mr Obama said the objections were rooted in opposition to "big government", not the colour of his skin, although he was sure that some people "don't like me because of race".

First time I really agree with him, if what is written is what he meant.
39 posted on 09/20/2009 8:55:31 PM PDT by Rick_Michael (Have no fear "President Government" is here)
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yea and we are to believe he is conservative when Chavez joked that he and Castro would have to move to the left in order to keep up with him?

I guess if you are comparing all of the evil dictators in the past to the ONE then he might be considered conservative to lets say PolPot or Lenin?

Jesse Jackson had the right idea when he stage whispered that he wished they would whack off his ba###. It certainly takes cajones to spew that one out there.


40 posted on 09/20/2009 9:23:27 PM PDT by ODDITHER (HAT)
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To: mathprof

This is what our leader and Congress think.

USPS  New  42-Cent Stamp!!!    Celebrates    Muslim holiday.

If    there is only ONE thing you forward  today... let  it be  this!

REMEMBER    the MUSLIM bombing of Pan Am Flight 103!

REMEMBER  the MUSLIM bombing of the World Trade  Center in  1993!

REMEMBER  the MUSLIM  bombing of the Marine Barracks in  Lebanon !

REMEMBER  the MUSLIM bombing of the military  Barracks in  Saudi Arabia !

REMEMBER  the  MUSLIM bombing of the American Embassies in  Africa !

REMEMBER  the MUSLIM bombing of the USS COLE!

REMEMBER  the MUSLIM attack on 9/11/2001 !

REMEMBER  all the AMERICAN lives that were lost  in those  vicious MUSLIM attacks!

Now    President Obama has directed the United States Postal  Service to RE MEMBER and  HONOR the EID MUSLIM holiday  season with a new commemorative 42 Cent First Class  Holiday  Postage Stamp..

REMEMBER    to adamantly & vocally BOYCOTT this  stamp,  when you are purchasing your  stamps at the post  office.

All  you have to say is  “No  thank  you, I do not want that Muslim Stamp on my    letters!”

To  use  this stamp would be a slap in the face to all    those AMERICANS who died at the hands of those    whom this stamp honors.

REMEMBER  ~
Pass  this  along to every Patriotic  AMERICAN  that you  know and let’s get the word out !!!

Here  is  something to chew on...

They    (MUSLIMS) don’t even believe in Christ, &  they’re  getting their own Christmas stamp!    BUT, don’t dare to dream of posting the ten commandments  on federal property! This is truly UNBELIEVABLE
  !!!


41 posted on 09/20/2009 9:24:21 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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42 posted on 09/20/2009 9:48:00 PM PDT by mojitojoe (Socialism is just the last “feel good” step on the path to Communism and its slavery. Lenin)
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To: Viking2002

BS is right!!!!!!


43 posted on 09/20/2009 9:49:07 PM PDT by mojitojoe (Socialism is just the last “feel good” step on the path to Communism and its slavery. Lenin)
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To: Diogenesis; fieldmarshaldj; ejonesie22

Barack Obama: world leaders ‘see me as a conservative
__________________________________________

Romney better watch out...

He has some serious competition here for the Value Voters straw poll

LOL


44 posted on 09/20/2009 9:54:57 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: mathprof
If world leaders think the President is conservative then maybe I should open my mind and give the President another look. What the heck?

Zero must think that other conservatives are as stupid as I am.


45 posted on 09/20/2009 9:55:23 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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“I can’t tell you how many foreign leaders, who are heads of centre-right governments, say to me ‘I don’t understand why people would call you socialist, in my country you would be considered a conservative’,” Mr Obama told CNN.

—Well yeah, I guess if youre conversing with Satan, than maybe you might lean a bit Conservative, if a bit..but then Hell is really the only place where Socialism works. Equal pain and eternal torment for everyone.


46 posted on 09/20/2009 9:57:16 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: mathprof

He’s a nitwit. A vain, blowhard, superficial nitwit... . What have we done to deserve him !?


47 posted on 09/20/2009 9:59:52 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Rome2000
its a PR trick,

Bingo.

48 posted on 09/20/2009 10:03:40 PM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: mathprof

Now he wants to adopt the term “conservative”? Fine by me. So longs as he adjusts his thinking and actions to suit it. Otherwise...forget it. Can’t steal the term just because it’s more popular. Doesn’t fit and we know it.


49 posted on 09/20/2009 10:09:15 PM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: mojitojoe

Nice picture of Chief Walking Eagle.


50 posted on 09/20/2009 10:09:53 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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